natural remedies for congestion relief
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Natural Remedies for Congestion Relief

A look at natural remedies for congestion relief, which you can easily try at home.

Whether caused by a cold, flu, allergies, pollution, or just dry air, nasal congestion can interfere with breathing, interrupt your sleep, and make you feel miserable.

essential oils for sports massage
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Essential Oils for Sports Massage

Essential oils to enhance your sportsmassage treatment.

When working within sports therapy, you will likely face concerns such as sprains, strains, bruising, swelling, inflammation and cramp. Let’s take a look at which essential oils have been used traditionally to help soothe these common ailments. 

songbird naturals massage wax
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Choosing Wax by Grip

Our Grip Chart explained.

Ever wondered what’s the difference between our types of waxes? It’s all in the grip!

Our Lavender Oil of Choice
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Our Lavender Oil of Choice

What's our Lavender oil of choice? 

Lavender is one of the most enduring and widely used scents in use today. And there's a reason for that. It is uniquely pleasurable to the vast majority of people and it never seems to go out of fashion.

national pollinator week
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Celebrating National Pollinator Week

Supporting the unsung heroes of our ecosystem.

National Pollinator Week is an annual event during the last full week of June, which aims to raise awareness of the essential role of pollinators within the environment and address the challenges they face, such as habitat loss, climate change, pesticide use, and diseases. 

Mount Edgcumbe Black Bee Reserve
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Mount Edgcumbe: Preserving the Native Black Bee

How members of the Mount Edgcumbe Black Bee Reserve are working to protect and preserve the UK’s original native honey bee.

Did you know that 20th May is World Bee Day? World Bee Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of pollinators and the threats they face today. It encourages us to think about the habitat of pollinators, and how we can improve the conditions for their survival so that bees and pollinators may thrive.

Spotlight on Patchouli
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Spotlight on Patchouli

A spotlight on patchouli's uses and popularity in perfumery.

Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no denying the popularity of patchouli. In this blog, we'll be throwing a spotlight on one of nature's most intoxicating essential oils.

the wonders of beeswax
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The Wonders of Beeswax

A spotlight on the uses and benefits of beeswax.

Beeswax is a remarkable, all-natural wax substance that has been utilised for thousands of years. It also happens to be one of the ingredients we use most of all here at Songbird Naturals, and we have a genuine love and appreciation for this humble ingredient from mother nature.

essential oils for winter
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Essential Oils for Winter

Our pick of the best essential oils to have on hand at winter.

Whether you’re in need of symptom-relief from winter coughs and colds, or you’re looking to ease muscular aches caused by the cold weather, or you simply want to create a cosy feel in your home, a good selection of essential oils is great to have in your arsenal at winter.

the importance of sustainably sourced sandalwood
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The Importance of Sustainably Sourced Sandalwood

A look at the controversial harvesting of Sandalwood, and the importance of choosing sustainable options.

With its unique fragrance, wide variety of uses, and benefits for both wellbeing and skincare, Sandalwood has a rich history and popularity around the world. However, it’s thought that up to 90% of sandalwood on the global market is illegally harvested.